July 30, 2012

Retired KPMG International chairman Timothy Flynn was named to the Walmart board of directors on Monday amid ongoing investigations into whether the company violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

July 27, 2012

Gary J. Burns, 74, of Lake Forest, Ill., and Naples, Fla., passed away July 24. He was born Feb. 7, 1938, in Saginaw, Mich. Burns served in the U.S. Army and then embarked upon a long and successful career in the health and beauty aids industry.

July 26, 2012

The American Pharmacists Association has a new president-elect, the group said Thursday.

July 26, 2012

An alliance of more than 22,000 pharmacies has added a new member to its leadership team.

July 26, 2012

Ulta Beauty's former VP marketing has taken on a new role at Shopko.

July 25, 2012

Coty CEO Bernd Beetz is retiring from the beauty company, effective Aug. 1, and will be succeeded by Michele Scannavini, who has been president of Coty Prestige for the past decade.

July 25, 2012

Procter & Gamble has named a new head of its Connect+Develop program, which has brought consumers a series of breakthrough products, including Olay Regenerist.

July 23, 2012

Blu Pharmaceuticals has named Joe Dombrowski to the newly created position of VP corporate development, the company said.

July 23, 2012

GNC Holdings on Friday elected company president and CEO Joseph Fortunato to serve as chairman.

July 23, 2012

Nature’s Health Connection on Monday named New York Times best-selling author Robyn Benincasa as the spokeswoman for its topical pain reliever Australian Dream.

July 23, 2012

Yankee Candle has appointed Brad Wolansky to serve in the newly created role of president of direct and chief marketing officer.

July 20, 2012

Kim Rucker will become EVP corporate and legal affairs at Kraft Foods North America, the company announced Thursday.

July 20, 2012

Derma e Natural Bodycare, a maker of natural skin care products, has appointed Michelle Lamey as North American beauty sales manager.

July 20, 2012

The Estée Lauder Cos. — whose brand portfolio includes Bumble and Bumble, American Beauty, Aveda and La Mer — has appointed Tracey Travis as EVP and CFO.

July 20, 2012

PepsiCo announced it has elected the former leader of 3M to its board of directors.

July 19, 2012

Royal Ahold's American division has split its EVP marketing and merchandising position in two, the company said.

July 19, 2012

Nestle USA announced that it has appointed a new VP corporate and brand affairs following the retirement of executive Laurie MacDonald.

July 19, 2012

The Jean Coutu Group has added a new member to its board of directors.

July 18, 2012

Stater Bros. has promoted one of its executives to a new role.

July 17, 2012

A consumer electronics cleaning products brand has tapped a former National Football League linebacker to serve as its brand ambassador.

July 17, 2012

A coalition of more than 22,000 pharmacies around the country has expanded its leadership team.

July 13, 2012

A Grocery Manufacturers Association executive is taking on a new role at Hillshire Brands.

July 13, 2012

The main office of the Food and Drug Administration in charge of regulating generic drugs has appointed a new director, the agency said Friday.

July 13, 2012

Eight pharmacy students have won scholarships worth $12,000, according to a group that calls itself the country's largest group purchasing organization for independent pharmacies.